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Felix F. Hernandez, Jr.

KSAL StaffOctober 22, 2019

Felix F. Hernandez, Jr. age 68 of Platte City, Missouri, formerly of Abilene passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the St. Luke’s North Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born December 6, 1950 in Salina, Kansas the son of Felix F. Hernandez, Sr. and Mary Louise Alvarez.

He attended local schools graduating from Abilene High School. He served his country in the United State Navy. Felix worked in the concrete constructions field and later worked for the Solomon Corporation. Felix was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan but his love was his family. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

On March 17, 1973 he married Sandra Allen in Abilene. She survives of the home in Platte City, Missouri. Other survivors include his step father Paul Llamas of Abilene, daughters Loretta (Frank) Heart of Salina, Jennifer Hernandez of Menasha, Wisconsin, Yolanda (Luis) Taylor of Platte City, Missouri, Sonya (Marcus) Bell of Zumbro Falls, Minnesota, sons Steven Kiggans of Montgomery, Texas, Matt (Kristan) Hernandez of Salina, brothers Michael (Marlene Dame) Hernandez of Salina, Bernie (Annette) Hernandez of Abilene, sisters Katherine (John) Dobkins of Abilene, Mary (Teresa) Strunk of Wichita, sixteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial for Felix will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2019 at the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church with Father Don Zimmerman as Celebrant. His final resting place will be in the Mt. St. Joseph Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Navy Honor Guard. A parish rosary will be recited Thursday evening at the funeral home with the family receiving friends following. Memorial contributions may be made to Felix F. Hernandez Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home 414 NW 3rd, Abilene, Kansas 67410. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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